Blog - Mountain Spirit Botanicals

Relocating + New Offerings

On a personal note, I would like to thank you all for your continued support and appreciation of my offerings over the years and for your patience ...

A Day in the Life of Miami Public Transport

Rest assured dear readership, this post has nothing to do with organic skincare or recipes to keep skin supple and soft ~ it's a "late night rambli...

The Miracles of Plant Medicine & Plant Based Skincare

I recently had an accident while riding my bike which led to a deeper understanding of medicinal plants.   Long story short: I swerved to miss ...

Daffodils ~ Mangoes ~ March Special

Although spring has yet to unfurl her glory, after a long winter with windows and doors shuttered and numerous layers of clothing, you can imagine ...

Butter Wood Balm ~ Monthly Special

While formulating "Butter Wood Balm" I was compelled to pause and acknowledge the plant material that I work with and give thanks to my suppliers w...

Lucious, Organic Ingredients + Valentine Sale

As I'm known to swoon over the aroma of fresh pressed plant material, I'm having a glorious time formulating products to keep our winter skin soft ...

Facial Cleansing with Soap

A customer recently inquired “When I use your Lemon Twist twice a day I'm so happy I'm not using soap.  Might you want to explain--yet again--why u...

Mineral Oil and Inexpensive Skincare

I am often asked to explain why I am opposed to the widespread use of Mineral Oil in skincare products.  To fully answer these questions, I’ve comp...

Winter Skincare & the Bee's Knees

Although winter in its freezing glory has not fully set in, cabin fever still hits me hard.  My windows and doors are shuttered, I can't go barefoo...

Humanity & Politics

I spoke with a friend the other evening and was shocked when he said "he's not voting".  Not voting?  Although I don't normally impose my political...

Sweet Coco Moisturizer / Autumn Special

As the weather turns cooler my favorite moisturizer is "Sweet Coco" - a velvety smooth formula rich in essential fatty acids and vitamins that help...

Wildlife & Weeds

I am of an age where I understand the importance of reflecting on my life - the times I've been blessed, the times I've been protected from oblivio...